CBRE Group Inc Urban Photographer of the Year Competition

Award Amount: Total value of US$10,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: November 30, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

CBRE Group, Inc. is happy to announce the Urban Photographer of the Year Competition. This is the largest celebrating the richness and diversity of city life around the world by challenging both amateur and professional photographers alike to capture the essence of the urban environment.To be eligible, the applicants must be 13 years of age or older at the time of entry. No purchase or payment of any kind necessary to enter or win.

Host Institution:

CBRE Group, Inc. is the largest commercial real estate services and investment firm in the world.  Services provided by the company include facilities management services to occupiers of commercial real estate as well as property management, leasing, capital markets, appraisal, and brokerage services to owners of the commercial real estate.


To eligible, the candidates must meet all the following criteria:

  • The applicants must be 13 years of age or older as of the date of registration
  • Employees, officers and directors of CBRE, Inc. and its parent, subsidiaries, and affiliated companies, advertising, promotion or production agencies, Web masters/suppliers (and their immediate family members [spouse, parents, children, siblings etc.] and individuals residing in the same household, whether or not related) are not eligible
  • Void where prohibited, or restricted by law

Instructions for Applying:

To enter the Contest, visit the Website.  Then, follow the online instructions to register your details including your age range and then upload and submit your Photos and specify which hour of the day each Photo is meant to represent, you can apply through the given link is:

Supporting Documents:

  • Subject to all applicable laws and regulationsPhoto Guidelines:   Photo Guidelines (failure to meet these guidelines including for photos taken on a mobile device will result in entries being discounted and entries will not be judged):
  1. Photos must be in .jpg format
  2. Photos must at least 300 dpi
  3. Photos must be saved in RGB/SRGB colour
  4. Photos must be between 1MB and 8MB in size and
  5. The Photo cannot have previously won any promotion or competition of any kind
  • Watermarks are allowed but not encouraged. If your photo is selected as a winner, you will be expected to supply a photograph without a watermark for use in any competition promotion, including the Urban Photographer of the Year coffee table book.

Award Description:

  • CBRE Group, Inc. will provide an award up to US$10,000 for the winning candidates.
  • There are plenty of exciting prizes up for grabs, from a photography trip of a lifetime, drones, GoPro packages and more.
  • Additionally, each winner will be featured in and awarded the highly sought after UPOTY coffee table book distributed all over the world.

Detailed Information Link:

National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

Award Amount: Grand-Prize:$7,500 & each winner will receive $2,500

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: November 17, 2017, at 12 p.m. EST

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The National Geographic Society (NGS) is pleased to announce the Nature Photographer of the Year contest program. This Society is looking for spectacular pictures that tell the story of animals, lands, and environments around the world and as well as their fans will vote for their favorite photos. Images with the most votes will be named the Peoples’ Choice winner.In order to apply,  you will submit the Wildlife, Landscapes, Aerials, and Underwater.

Host Institution:

The National Geographic Society (NGS), headquartered in Washington, D.C., United States, is one of the largest non-profit scientific and educational institutions in the world. Founded in 1888, its interests include geography, archaeology and natural science, the promotion of environmental and historical conservation.


Applicant must:

  • The caption must be complete and accurate, sufficient to convey the circumstances in which the photograph was taken.
  • Watermarks are unacceptable. Unless Sponsor receives a non-watermarked version of the Submission within ten (10) days following its request, the Submission will be disqualified.
  • Each Submission must be the submitting entrant’s own.
  • The entrant must provide upon request all appropriate clearances, permissions, and releases for the Submission in a form and, to disqualify the applicable Submission, or seek to secure the releases and clearances for Sponsor’s benefit.
  • Limit: There is no limit on the number of entries per person.

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply, you must log in to submit to the  National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year through the given link:

Supporting Documents:

To apply, students should submit the following:

  • Submissions must be in digital format. Only online entries will be eligible. No print or film submissions will be accepted for entry into this Contest. The photograph need not be taken with a digital camera, scans of negatives, transparencies, or photographic prints are acceptable.All digital files must be 20 megabytes or smaller, must be in JPEG or .jpg format, and must be at least 1,600 pixels wide (if a horizontal image) or 1,600 pixels tall (if a vertical image).
  • Submissions must have been taken within two (2) years before the date of entry and may not previously have won an award in the National Geographic International Photography Contest.
  • Only minor burning, dodging and/or color correction is acceptable, as is minor cropping. High dynamic range images (HDR) and stitched panoramas are acceptable. Any changes to the original photograph not itemized here or in the Guidelines are unacceptable and will render the Submission ineligible for a prize.The Submission, in its entirety, must be a single work of original material taken by the Contest entrant.

Award Description:

The grand-prize winner will receive $7,500. One first-place winner will be selected from each of the four categories. Each winner will receive $2,500.

Detailed Information Link:

University of Florida Photography and Drawing/Painting Teaching Lab Specialist

Title: Photography and Drawing/Painting Teaching Lab Specialist

Salary Range: $35,000 – $36,000

Consideration Date: October 2, 2017

Brief Description:

At the University of Florida a job available on Photography and Drawing/Painting Teaching Lab Specialist Position. Supervise and maintain functioning of all photography equipment and facilities, including digital imaging equipment (cameras, printers, computers, scanners) and machinery (darkroom equipment, wet lab processing and printing facilities, studio area and all studio lighting equipment) in the Creative Photography lab areas, classrooms, post-production areas, display areas, Fawbush Lab, and senior project space. Supervise and maintain the functioning of all Painting and Drawing equipment in Fine Arts Building D (FAD).

Hosted By:

The University of Florida (commonly referred to as Florida or UF) is an American public land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant research university on a 2,000-acre (8.1 km2) campus in Gainesville, Florida. It is a senior member of the State University System of Florida and traces its origins to 1853, and has operated continuously on its Gainesville campus since September 1906.


Minimum requirements for the position:

  • Applicants must high school diploma and four years of appropriate experience.
  • Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.
  • BFA in Art. Comprehensive understanding and experience with all photo related activities including black and white darkroom film and print processing, alternative processes, analog and digital cameras, digital photography printing and workflow including scanning, editing, and color management. Advanced knowledge of black and white darkroom and digital photo equipment.
  • Basic knowledge of studio practices related to drawing, painting, and printmaking.
  • Strong organizational skills and a high level of self-motivation to keep up to date with changing technology.
  • The successful candidate will be able to work well independently and as part of a team, have demonstrated people skills, and excellent written and verbal skills.

How to Apply:

The application must be completed by the given link:

Supporting Documents:

Applicants must submit the following information along with the application:

  • Cover letter
  • A resume
  • Names and contact information of three professional references.

Financial Assistantship:

  • Advertised salary is $35,000 – $36,000 Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Eligible for a comprehensive benefits package.

More Information: